Of course, I didn’t ask him that — Excuse me, officer, do you have ADHD? Not exactly. Especially while he was writing my traffic citation. But afterward, we chatted and I happened to mention Adult ADHD.
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This category features a wide range of first-person stories about living with Adult ADHD—in oneself or a loved one.
Are people with unrecognized ADHD potentially at higher risk for joining so-called “high-control” groups? This might include cults (including anti-psychiatry cults), extreme political movements, or even certain types of fundamentalist religions or churches? If so,
In a recent post, a young man describes hard truths about his late-diagnosis ADHD. It deeply resonated with a mother who shared her story in response as a comment. A mother discovers that her child
It’s Valentine’s Day on the ADHD Relationships Roller Coaster. Are you celebrating—or crying? I used to dread the occasion. Now I look forward. How did this happen?
Let’s travel back in time. Back to the “bad old days,” before my husband and I started happily traipsing through the woods singing “I Got You, Babe” (see video at the end of this post).
Back when we were getting ferociously whipped around on the ADHD roller coaster—but had just discovered ADHD. By chance.
Back when we desperately needed better strategies—fast! The year was 1999, and almost no one was talking about Adult ADHD—much less Adult ADHD relationships.
As for Valentine’s Day, we were lucky it wasn’t the Valentine’s Day Massacre.
What does it feel like to have Adult ADHD in a relationship that doesn’t “meet you halfway”? What does it feel like to have ADHD in a world that can even feel endlessly critical and